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This paper attempts to answer the following questions: What is new about the recent raft of white certificate energy efficiency schemes and is there anything that makes them more effective than the older approaches?

Source: Energy Efficiency
Date: September 2008

This report contains an overview of renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE/EE) legislation and policies in China at the national level along with examples of RE/EE activities in the provinces, several major municipalities and some autonomous regions.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, University of Warwick
Date: January 2010

The handbook compiles information from multiple sources on the major barriers confronting the deployment of renewable energy and distributed generation, cogeneration and combined heat and power (alternative energy) projects into one document.

Source: Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, United States Energy Association
Date: February 2009

The first part of this report briefly describes successful programs for several renewable energy technologies, providing Internet links for more information, as well as contact information.

Source: Canada Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Envirochem Services
Date: March 2006

This presentation provides a summary of large-scale electric technologies, including technology economics, barriers and solutions, photovoltaics (PV), and concentrated solar power (CSP).

Source: United States Agency for International Development
Date: January 2009

This website hosts Energy Star; a labelling program begun in the United States by the U.S.

Source: Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

The document sets out the equations necessary to calculate the star rating index for appliances that carry an energy label in Australia. Equations for new air conditioner and refrigerator algorithms from April 2010 are included.

Source: Australian Energy Efficient Strategies (EES) for the Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee (E3)
Date: May 2009

This document sets out practical guidance and technical details for energy efficiency labelling of air conditioners, refrigerating appliances, compact fluorescent lamps, washing machines and dehumidifiers in Hong Kong.

Source: Hong Kong Electrical and Mechanical Services Department

This website provides a simple list of the Chinese National Energy Standards. The list is not comprehensive, but provides a good survey of the current status of national energy policy in China. All lists are available in Chinese and English.

Source: United States Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

CLASP is an international non-profit organization that accelerates worldwide implementation of best-in-class appliance energy efficiency policies via technical and market analysis, strategic policy advice, and collaboration.

Source: Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program